Sugar, sugar. Adega, the Portuguese-Brazilian pub in Chinatown, has malassadas daily. Check Yelp for an online discount.
Get that garlic. Good news for lovers of garlic chicken, Mitsu-Ken Okazu and Catering will be moving to a new location with easier parking, likely in January. The new location is at 2300 N. King St., the very ‘ewa end of King Street in the House of Finance building. Mitsu-Ken will continue to be takeout only, no seating, but hours may be extended. The School Street location will be closed.
In the basement. Chef Chris Kajioka, late of Thomas Keller’s Per Se in New York and Murahd Lahlou’s Aziza in San Francisco, will preside over the kitchen at The Vintage Wine Cave, beneath Shirokiya at Ala Moana Shopping Center. The new restaurant, opening in November, will feature “classic techniques, contemporary flavors,” said Honolulu-born Kajioka, but he’s cagey about details.
New French doors. HASR Bistro celebrated a soft lunch opening last Wednesday, 10/3. Chef Rodney Uyehara, formerly of The Bistro at Century Center, is heading the café and its French-inspired menu. A grand opening is still scheduled for a few weeks down the road.
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